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380  Form of Work (R)

       

Input Standards

Required if applicable/Optional
1st Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
2nd Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
Subfields (R=Repeatable  NR=Nonrepeatable) Input Standards
‡a Form of work (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡0 Authority record control number (R) Optional/Optional
‡2 Source of term (NR) Required if applicable/Optional
‡8 Field link and sequence number (R) Optional/Optional

Definition

A class or genre to which a work belongs. May be used to differentiate a work from another work with the same title.

Multiple forms of work from the same source vocabulary may be recorded in the same field in separate occurrences of subfield ‡a (Form of work). Terms from different source vocabularies are recorded in separate occurrences of the field.

1st Indicator

Undefined. The 1st indicator position is undefined and contains a blank ( blank character ).

 
blank character

Undefined

2nd Indicator

Undefined. The 2nd indicator position is undefined and contains a blank ( blank character ).

 
blank character

Undefined

Subfields

 
‡a Form of work

A term expressing the class or genre of the work.

100 1   Wilder, Thornton, ‡d 1897-1975.
240 1 0 Our town
380     Play
130 0   Cinderella (Choreographic work)
380     Choreographic work
130 0   War of the worlds (Television program)
380     Television program
‡0 Authority record control number

For information about subfield ‡0, see Control Subfields.

‡2 Source of term

MARC code that identifies the source of the term in subfield ‡a when from a controlled list. See Subject Heading and Term Source Codes (http://www.loc.gov/standards/sourcelist/subject.html).

380     Superhero comic books, strips, etc. ‡2 lcsh
380     Mystery comic books, strips, etc. ‡2 gsafd
‡8 Field link and sequence number

For information about subfield ‡8, see Control Subfields.

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